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Which model of Hovabator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by silkieluver_07, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    I have a 1602N right now, and it is still working great after 10 years. I am looking in the the 1588 Genesis. Is there any pros/cons with it? Or do you prefer a different model of Hovabator?
     
  2. CindyS

    CindyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if you have the 1602 and have good luck with it you will love the 1588, so easy to use!
     
  3. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Thanks Cindy! Does the Genesis hold more eggs than the 1602?
     
  4. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Does anyone else have any opinions? I get to choose what model I want for Christmas. [​IMG]
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I've got 3 1588s and I really like them. They hold 41-42 eggs with turner.
     
  6. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    I want the 1588 for Christmas Hannah!

    DH better get me one too lol.
     
  7. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    So far the 1588 sounds good! Now I have to go see where I want to order it from.... [​IMG]

    I hope you get your 1588 for Christmas Deb!
     
  8. UrbanMama

    UrbanMama Gone Country....

    Sep 27, 2008
    Massachusetts
    I love my Genesis (1588) It's by far the easiest I have.

    I use the 1602 as a hatcher and for that its great. (I've ordered a pc fan to put in it. I think that'll make the temps even more uniform) I also just bought a LG with turner from the1much. I have that for an "overflow" bator (I've also got a fan coming for this one)

    But the Genesis is definitely the easiest! Go for the auto-turner and you'll be golden.

    I've had tremendous luck with Home and Barn Basics. If you use the coupon code byc5 you get 5 percent off....which with the shipping ended up being the cheapest I could find. Great folks and service too!
     
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2008
  9. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    Me too!

    I have some eggs in my current incubator now and a couple under a broody hen. But I am not holding out any hope, after my last failed attempt.

    Let me know if you find a good price on one. I will send hubby the link lol. He might just shop on Ebay for one for me though, not sure.
     
  10. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Quote:Thanks Urban Momma, I'm going to check that store out right now. [​IMG]
     

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